Fostering

Dispelling myths

  • You don't have to own your home
  • You don't need to be married. You can be single, living with someone, or in a same sex relationship
  • Carers can be from any ethnic background

Why you should foster

We have children needing placements from birth to 18 years. As a local foster carer benefits include:

  • Training courses, in-depth preparation groups and as much support as you need
  • The best match for you and your family by working closely with our children's social workers
  • Family outings and social events
  • Up to 3 weeks paid leave per year
  • A fulfilling career where you can make a difference to young people's lives
  • 80 percent contribution to Hi-Life family card

Fostering information pack

Contact us below if you are interested in making a difference to a child's life.

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